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§ 17-301. License required to practice clinical alcohol and drug counseling, clinical marriage ...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-301
§ 17-301. License required to practice clinical alcohol and drug counseling, clinical marriage and family therapy, or clinical professional counseling
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, an individual may not practice, attempt to practice, or offer to practice clinical alcohol and drug counseling, clinical marriage and family therapy, clinical professional art therapy, or clinical professional counseling in the State unless licensed by the Board.
Exceptions
(b) Subject to the regulations of the Board, subsection (a) of this section does not apply to:
(1) A student working under the supervision of a licensed mental health care provider while pursuing a supervised course of study in counseling that the Board approves as qualifying training and experience under this title; or
(2) An individual who, in accordance with § 17-406 of this title, is working as a trainee under the supervision of a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor or another health care provider licensed or certified under this article and approved by the Board while fulfilling the experiential or course of study requirements under § 17-302 of this subtitle or § 17-403 or § 17-404 of this title.
Licensed individuals
(c) This subtitle may not be construed to limit the scope of practice of any individual who is duly licensed under this article.

Credits

Added by Acts 2008, c. 505, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2012, c. 66, § 6, eff. April 10, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 628, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 629, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2014, c. 61, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-301, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-301
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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